We work with developing countries on their Technology Needs and Action Plans to achieve national Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement

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The TNA project is implemented by the United Nations Environment Programme and the UNEP DTU Partnership on behalf of the Global Environment Facility.

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  • UNEP Environment
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Regional Technology Brief Africa

Since 2009, the Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) project has supported 31 countries in Africa, the objective being to assess countries’ technology needs in relation to climate change adaptation and mitigation. Read more about which climate technologies, the participating countries have chosen to prioritize and what is needed to transition to a low carbon and resilient future for Africa.

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Raising awareness for climate tech transfer

To improve transfer of green technologies, the TNA project focuses on communication and awareness raising, and works to increase capacity in the project countries.

April 27th, 2020

New publication: Regional Technology Brief Africa

Africa is among the most vulnerable continents to climate change. By 2030, it is projected that between 75 and 250 million people on the continent will be exposed to increased water stress due to climate change. Enhancing the development, transfer and uptake of climate technology is a key pillar of the international response to climate change. Since 2009, the Technology […]

April 3rd, 2020

Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their NDC contributions

Being only the second country to have submitted a revised version of their NDC in 2020, Suriname shows ambition and dedication in their outlined contributions.

January 21st, 2020

Highlights from the second regional workshops

The second set of regional capacity building workshops under the TNA III brought together countries from across the globe in Suriname, Fiji, South Africa and Senegal in October 2019. Organised by UNEP DTU Partnership and the respective Regional Centres, the workshops were an opportunity for the country teams to interact with the organisers as well as provide inputs and training […]

November 29th, 2019


What are Technology needs Assessments? Different project stakeholders comment on the TNA process and how its results are used by countries.


Download our brochure on stories from the Technology Needs Asessments

This publication provides a new set of success stories on how countries have used their TNAs and TAPs to advance the implementation of climate technologies.

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